Findmypast – Queensland Ship Deserters 1862-1911

This is an index to the men and boys who deserted from ships at ports in Queensland. Most were from ships in Brisbane but there are also desertions recorded from Rockhampton, Maryborough, Cooktown, Bundaberg, Townsville, Bowen, Normanton and Gladstone. This index was complied from the Register of Seamen held by the Queensland State Archives. Findmypast offers a free name search and various payment options to access a transcript of this register. New

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